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Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals

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Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals


Published 1843
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes

v. 1. Conus ... -- v. 2. Corbula ... -- v. 3. Murex ... -- v. 4. Chama ... -- v. 5. Bulimus ... -- v. 6. Voluta ... -- v. 7. Helix -- v. 8. Pecten ... -- v. 9. Spondylus ... -- v. 10. Ampullaria ... -- v. 11. Pinna ... -- v. 12. Argonauta ... -- v. 13. Tenebratula ... -- v. 14. Halia ... -- v. 15. Solarium ... -- v. 16. Unio ... -- v. 17. Anodon ... -- v. 18. Philine ... -- v. 19. Helicina ... -- v. 20. Solemya ...

SCNHRB has v. 1-3, 5-12, and 14-20, only

SCNHRB copy has bookplates: 1. Ex libris William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library; 2. Ex libris John Brooks Henderson (with his numbering on each bookplate)

SCNHRB copy of v. 1 has a mostly blank ruled-paper booklet (24 cm.) laid in, with a ms. ink alphabetical index of species and their corresponding volume numbers written on nineteen pages in the booklet

SCNHRB copy of v. 15 has a photocopied excerpt of a review article taped on the front free endpaper: "Reeve, L.A. and G.B. Sowerby, Conchologia iconica (1843-78): the original pattern set" by Richard I. Johnson. J. Soc. Biblphy. nat. hist. (1970) 5 (4) 288

SCNHRB copy has later brown cloth library bindings with gilt-lettered spines. Vols. 10 and 11 have each leaf and plate individually laminated with tissue as a preservation measure. Vol. 12 has been interleaved with blank tissue guard-sheets. Several of the volumes have the plates and leaves tipped-in on tabs. Some of the more brittle plates and leaves have broken off at the gutter and are laid in the volumes


Volume v.6 (1851)
Publisher London : Reeve, Brothers
Year 1843
Pages 574
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 39088014409916
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Scanfactors 16

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